A statistical look at the AP national champions since 2000.
Offensive categories are yards per rush, pass attempt and play and scoring average. Defensive categories are yards allowed per rush, pass attempt and play and scoring average allowed. Also, turnover margin. Includes national ranking for each category.
Offense
Rushing Passing Total Scoring
Year Team Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
2008 Florida 5.94 3 9.10 10 7.13 3 43.65 4
2007 LSU 4.90 17 7.14 27 5.84 28 38.60 11
2006 Florida 4.71 20 8.28 15 6.34 11 29.70 14
2005 Texas 5.91 2 9.18 3 7.07 2 50.00 1
2004 USC 4.68 22 8.21 13 6.33 6 38.15 6
2003 USC 4.45 27 8.58 10 6.49 6 41.08 5
2002 Ohio St. 4.26 42 8.66 5 5.61 26 29.29 41
2001 Miami 5.33 7 8.09 21 6.57 6 43.18 3
2000 Oklahoma 3.94 45 7.86 16 5.99 12 39.00 7
Defense
Rushing Passing Total Scoring Turnover
Year Team Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Avg. Rk Avg. Rk
2008 Florida 3.35 19 5.52 5 4.46 10 12.9 4 1.57 2
U 3.20 19 5.67 9 4.42 4 19.0 19 1.43 2
2006 Florida 2.74 6 5.59 4 4.32 6 13.5 6 0.36 37
2005 Texas 3.69 40 5.13 1 4.39 9 16.4 8 0.54 27
2004 USC 2.62 2 5.60 7 4.27 5 13.0 3 1.46 1
2003 USC 1.84 1 6.33 26 4.41 12 18.4 17 1.54 2
2002 Ohio St. 2.60 7 6.23 32 4.66 24 13.1 2 0.93 18
2001 Miami 3.12 20 5.24 4 3.93 4 9.4 1 2.36 1
2000 Oklahoma 3.15 24 5.16 2 4.14 7 16.0 7 0.50 30

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail 2018 National Championship Odds Despite losing to Clemson on Monday night, Alabama has opened as the favorites to win the 2018 College Football National Championship.
Thumbnail Title Game Spread Holding Steady After some initial movement, tonight’s college football playoff national championship point spread is holding steady hours before kickoff.
Thumbnail Clemson vs. Alabama Prediction Will Alabama cover tonight against Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship or will the Tigers pull off the upset?
Thumbnail Watson/Hurts Championship Props Which impact player will step up tonight in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game? Here’s some notable player prop odds for Clemson and...
Thumbnail CFB Championship Injury Report Will No. 1 Alabamaand No. 2 Clemsoncome into tonight’s College Football Playoff National Championshiphealthy? Here is the latest on the injury report.

NCAAF Team Pages